Eric L. Osborn

eric@lynric.org  text: (347) 559-6742  lynric.org/eric.php 

Employment                    

Instructor

     Aims Community College, Greeley, Colorado August 2013 – Present 

     Biology 105 Science of Biology w/ Laboratory

  • Teach students the basic concepts of biology with lecture, hands on labs, and online components 

  • Prepare assignments and activities to engage the students and evaluate performance


Instructor

     Frontiers of Science Institute Greeley, Colorado June 2013 – Present

     Environmental Sciences / Sustainability 

  • Teach environmental sciences / sustainability to high school students to encourage college attendance 

  • Design course curriculum to provide information and engage the students in science

  • Support courses with lab activities and projects


Adjunct Instructor

     University of Northern Colorado August 2012 – May 2013

     Microbiology 351 Laboratory

     Anatomy and Physiology 245 Laboratory

     Biology 110 Laboratory; Biological Principles

     Biology 101 Lab; Biological Perspectives

  • Taught courseto nursing majors, biology majors and non-majors

  • Designed quizzes, midterms, finals, and practicals to support understanding

  • Prepared lectures, models, and lab resources to aid in student learning

  • Worked and taught in a Bio-Safety Level 2 environment


Student Researcher

     PI, Dr. Stephanie AamodtBehavioral Assay in Caenorhabditis elegans, Louisiana State University in Shreveport June 2010 – April 2011

  • Acted as initial student researcher and computer tech

  • Built, calibrated, and programed the worm tracker hardware, building on the work ofEviatar Yemini and Tadas Jucikas

  • Programmed the software, Worm Tracker 1.1, 1.4, and 2.0 and Worm Analysis 1.1.0, 1.1.4 for use in our lab

  • Performed behavioral assays on wild type and dop-3 C. elegans.


Skills                     


  • Teaching

    • college level biology fields; microbiology, anatomy, physiology, general biology, and physical sciences

    • Sales training for retail, outlet, and factory direct

  • Research

    • Laboratory Skills; Good Laboratory Practices, Good Notebook Practices, Bio-Safety Level 2

    • Basic research; aseptic technique, microscopic work, gene knockouts, bacterial cultivations, agar preparation, C. elegan maintenance and testing, Worm Tracker hardware and software, data collection and interpretation, and statistical analysis

  • Communication

    • Technical writing, public speaking, symposium/presentation preparation and delivery

  • Management Skill

    • Hiring, firing, store operations, money management, sales, billing and public relations

  • Computer

    • Microsoft Office, Open Office, and Libre Office programs, computer repair, software programing, Matlab, Linux manipulation and programing